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    The Onions Report on a "Congress Hostage"

    I know this is a joke but has anyone else seen these Tweets by the Onion?
    Its about a couple of congressmen i believe taking hostages...
    I find this funny but I can see why people see this disturbing
    Here are some of the tweets:


    You can see all the tweets here:
    Twitterhoughts?
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    Not funny?
    Funny?

    P.S. Mods if this does not belong here plese move it


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    Re: The Onions Report on a "Congress Hostage"

    I thought it was funny. It reminds me of the article on how Obama's deficit reduction plan was a wild night in Atlantic City.

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    Re: The Onions Report on a "Congress Hostage"

    It's not a joke. It's satire.

    Because it's based on reality.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: The Onions Report on a "Congress Hostage"

    BREAKING: Congress demanding $12 trillion ransom or "all the kids die" #CongressHostage
    This one is definitely my favorite.
    "For what is Evil but Good-tortured by its own hunger and thirst?"
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    Re: The Onions Report on a "Congress Hostage"

    Congress Takes Group Of Schoolchildren Hostage
    'We Need $12 Trillion Or All These Kids Die'

    September 29, 2011

    WASHINGTON—Brandishing shotguns and semiautomatic pistols, members of the 112th U.S. Congress took a class of visiting schoolchildren hostage today, barricading themselves inside the Capitol rotunda and demanding $12 trillion dollars in cash.

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), who has emerged as spokesman for the bipartisan group, informed FBI negotiators this morning that the ransom was to be placed in stainless-steel suitcases and left on the Capitol steps by 4 p.m. sharp. If their demands are not met in full, the 11-term representative announced, "all the kids will die." "Bring us the money and we let the children go, simple as that," said Boehner, appearing in the East Portico with a serrated switchblade held to one of the fourth-grader's throats. "If you want to play games and stall for extra time, we're going to shoot one kid an hour, starting with little Dillon here."

    "Tick tock," he added, vanishing back into the building with the terrified child in tow.

    Congress Takes Group Of Schoolchildren Hostage | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
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    There were, by most estimates, 500 Nazis in Charlottesville. One of them went homicidal. Not all Nazis are violent extremists. You are trying to rationalize your hatred and it's simply not rational.
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    as I noted, its better that 10 nutjobs get guns than one good person be wrongly disarmed.

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